Professor Dan ZHAO

Professor, University of Canterbury, New Zealand  

Bio introduction:                

Prof. Dan Zhao is the Director of Master Engineering Studies at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He serves on a number of scientific journals as the chief and associate editors such as AIAA Journal, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, Aerospace Science and Technology, and Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power (ASME). Prof. Zhao has been awarded with the fellowships from Engineering New Zealand (NZ), Royal Aeronautical Society (UK), AIAA (USA) and the Energy Institute (UK), European Academy of Sciences and Arts, European Academy of Sciences as well as the ASEAN Academy of Engineering and Technology (Singapore). Prof. Zhao obtained his PhD and Master degrees from University of Cambridge (Acoustics Lab of Engineering Department) and the University of Manchester (UMIST) respectively. His research expertise and interests include applying theoretical, numerical, and experimental approaches to thermoacoustic combustion instability prediction and control. He is also dedicated to develop CO2 -free combustion science and technology, fabric drying, aeroacoustics, thermoacoustics; UAV aerodynamics; propulsion; energy harvesting; and renewable energy and fuel (ammonia and hydrogen). His works have been widely cited as indicated by Scopus H-index 51 (by May 2023).